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Wildfire Golf Club

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Palmer Course

Great desert golf course in Scottsdale. Fairway and green were in excellent condition. The course... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ottawa, Canada
Early Fall golf

Played the Faldo course and was impressed with the course. Course was challenging and in pretty... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Grand Forks, North Dakota
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Designed by Arnold Palmer, Wildfire Golf Club offers an upscale golf course in Phoenix, Arizona, situated in the high Sonoran desert. The club delivers a target golf experience at JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa.
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5350 E Marriott Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85054-6147
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great desert golf course in Scottsdale. Fairway and green were in excellent condition. The course is well laid out and provides challenges for all level of golfers. A lot of fun to play. Not the cheapest golf course around but in very good condition. If...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mariomorneau
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Played the Faldo course and was impressed with the course. Course was challenging and in pretty good shape for time of year. Very expensive given the rates for two other courses played the same week. Really wasn't worth the difference in price, IMO. Being in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Played a round of golf on the Faldo Course. The course conditions were in great shape from tee to green. We even spotted a variety of desert wildlife on the course including coyote, roadrunners, and lizards. It warmed up to 104 degrees by the time...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DrDpar
Reviewed May 22, 2018

Great courses, excellent staff. Played the Palmer course, more traditional layout, compared to the Faldo links. Requires position off the tee and accurate irons. Enjoyed the course, the staff, and the food. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Robbyremi19605
Reviewed May 13, 2018

Played for the first time last week and was pleasantly surprised at the the high level of golf and service here. Played the Palmer course and it was in excellent shape from tee to green. Moderately challenging for all levels of players. Staff was friendly...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Deane P
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

We played the Palmer course on a Monday, nice course, not difficult, fast pace. Had a tee time for the Faldo course on Friday. Two empty tee times before us, but the starter sent us to the wrong course where we waited for a looooonnngggg...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank hollanderc
MarriottDesertRidge, Manager at Wildfire Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Thank you for your review. We sincerely apologize for your experience at the Wildfire Golf Club. Please reach out to us with your contact information so that we may speak with you in further detail. Thank you and we hope to have an opportunity to...More

Reviewed May 1, 2018

Helpful staff with a great practice facility.Both courses are more playable than Grayhawk with better all round conditioning at a better price.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Vic I
Reviewed April 16, 2018

This is a very nice course in they valley. It's not like the courses up in the hills so a little less scenic but we still really enjoyed our round. Pro shop is very nice and staff were all great.

Date of experience: April 2018
Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

We played the Faldo track. Beautifully manicured, it was an very enjoyable round of golf. Despite over 180 traps, I thought the course was generally fair. The issue is price. While exorbitant greens fees are not unusual in Phoenix-Scottsdale this time of year I feel...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Michael M
Reviewed October 11, 2017

Playing the Faldo course means lots of traps, desert and tough greens. The winds seemed to stay in our face the entire time. Greens are quicks and tricky. But, very scenic and fun.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Jim M
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April 29, 2018|
Response from Vic I | Reviewed this property |
It's the back nine of both courses.
Brendan W
May 31, 2017|
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Response from MarriottDesertRidge | Property representative |
Thank you for your golf inquiry. To rent golf clubs at our Wildfire Golf Club, the cost would be $40.00 per golfer. With each rental, you will receive 6 golf balls. Taylor Made is the brand of clubs and balls that we use... More
March 30, 2015|
Response from MarriottDesertRidge | Property representative |
Absolutely! Please reach out to the Golf Club directly, Toll-Free at (888) 705-7775 for full details.